Daniel-Johnson Dam

Daniel-Johnson Dam

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Description
The Daniel-Johnson Dam, formerly known as Manic-5, is a multiple arch buttress dam on the Manicouagan River which creates Manicouagan Reservoir. The dam is composed of 14 buttresses and 13 arches and is 214 km (133 mi) north of Baie-Comeau in Quebec, Canada. The dam was constructed between 1959 and 1970 for the purpose of hydroelectric power production and supplies water to the Manic-5 and Manic-5-PA power houses. The dam is 214 m (702 ft) tall, 1,314 m (4,311 ft) long and contains 2,200,000 m3 (2,880,000 cu yd) of concrete, making it the largest dam of its type in the world. #arche #barrage #CôteNord #dam #HydroQuébec #hydroelectric #hydroéléctrique #Manic #Manic5 #Manicouagan #Québec #voute
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